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Locations and Hours

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Almost any non-toxic art supply can be fun for kids! but we have lots of child / kid specific items at our Store (a very short list can be found here)

Also, if you are looking for a strange, unusual or hard to find item,
Please call Ken or Brad at 630/668-4000
e-mail carlsonart@sbcglobal.net and We will assist you.

We also pack personal kits of Art Supplies or School Supplies for the entire school or just one class!

Our Real Art Supply Stores in: Wheaton and Lombard have some
Serving: Central Dupage County, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Lombard, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Bloomingdale, Roselle, Medinah, Bartlett, Wayne, Hanover park, St Charles, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Winfield, Warrenville, Batavia, Naperville, Lisle, Westmont, Hinsdale, Oak brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, Flowerfield,

Painting > Paints & Mediums
Acrylic Colors
Acrylic Painting Varnishes
Oil Color Sets
Watercolor Sets
Acrylic Color Sets
Acrylic Painting Mediums
Alkyd Colors
Encaustic Painting
Gouache Colors & Sets
Graphic Arts & Opaquing Fluids
Graphic Arts Mediums & Cleaners
Miscellaneous Color Sets
Miscellaneous Craft Paints & Mediums
Oil Colors
Oil Painting Mediums
Oil Painting Thinners & Turpentine
Oil Painting Varnishes
One Shot Sign painters paint
Spray, Airbrush & Retouch Colors
Tempera, Poster Paint & Dry Colors
Watercolor Mediums

Painting > Brushes
Brush Sets
Lettering & Sign Brushes
Oil & Acrylic Brushes
One– Stroke Brushes
Oriental Brushes
Tole, Craft & Hobby Brushes
Watercolor Brushes

Painting > Tools & Accessories
Artist’s Hand Tools
Miscellaneous Painting Accessories
Painting & Palette Knives
Palettes & Palette Cups
Brush Boxes & Holders
Cleaning Supplies
Paper Palettes

Painting > Easels, Canvas & Gesso
Canvas & Canvas Substitute Pads & Sheets
Canvas Boards
Canvas Stretcher Bars, Tools & Accessories
Easel Accessories
Gesso, Grounds & Sizes
Lecture, Display & Sign Easels
Metal Easels
Pochade Box & Accessories
Primed Canvas Rolls
Stretched Canvas
Table Easels
Unprimed Canvas Rolls
Wooden Easels

Drawing > Drawing
Artist Crayons
Charcoal & Graphite
Charcoal Pencils
Colored & Pastel Pencils
Drawing Pencils
Drawing Sets
General Use Erasers
Manga & Comic Art Accessories
Mechanical Pencil Erasers
Mechanical Pencils
Oil Pastels
Sketching Pencils
Soft Pastels
Standard Graphite Leads
Standard Lead Holders
Blending Tools
Drawing Pencils for Film & Glass
Erasing Machines
Ink Erasers
Lead Pointers
Machine Erasers
Mechanical Pencil Leads
Miscellaneous Drawing Supplies
Non-Reproduction Pencils
Spray Mediums & Fixatives

Drawing > Pens, Inks & Markers
Dip Pen Nibs & Holders
Dip Pen Sets
Dry Erase Markers & Erasers
Fountain & Calligraphy Pen & Marker Sets
Fountain & Calligraphy Pens & Markers
General Use Pens & Markers
Paint Pens & Markers
Studio Markers
Writing Pens & Markers
Brush Markers
Non–Repro & Opaquing Pens
Overhead Projection Markers
Pen Cleaners
Refill Ink Cartridges
Technical Pens, Points, Sets & Accessories

Crafts and Kids > Crafts, Modeling & Home Decorating
Clays & Modeling Materials
Home Decorating Paints & Finishes
Miscellaneous Craft Supplies
Sanding Supplies
Album Making Kits & Accessories
Architectural & Model Building Materials
Clay Molds
Glass Painting
Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap
Home Decorating Brushes & Accessories
Miscellaneous Craft Kits
Mosaic Supplies
Paper & Book Making
Photo & Mounting Corners
Photo & Scrap Albums
Rubber Stamps
Scrapbooking Paper & Accessories
Stamp Art
Stickers & Accessories
Textile Supplies
Transfer Paper

Crafts and Kids > Kids’ Art & Face Painting (Art and craft for Kids)
Chalk & Chalk Erasers
Kids Crafts & Activities
Childrens Craft kits
Face Painting
Kid’s Furniture & Storage
Pencils & Pastels

Graphic Arts & Cutting > Cutting & Framing
Cutting Accessories
Cutting Mats
Framing & Picture Hanging Supplies
Miscellaneous Cutters
Knife & Tool Sets
Mat Boards
Mat Cutters
Pre– Cut Mats

Graphic Arts & Cutting > Graphic Arts & Printmaking
Portfolios & Presentation Cases
Storage Boxes & Bags
Air Spray Guns
Airbrush Parts & Accessories
Compressors & Propellant
Drafting Tapes
Dry Transfer Products
General Office Supplies
Glues, Cements & Dry Adhesives
Hand-Held Adhesive Dispensers
Hobby Series Airbrushes & Sets
Lettering Stencils
Printmaking Inks
Printmaking Kits
Printmaking Supplies
Professional Series Airbrushes
Rubber Cement, Thinners & Dispensers
Screen Printing Inks
Screen Printing Supplies
Soldering Irons
Spray Adhesives
Storage & Mailing Tubes
Tape Dispensers
Tote Boards
Transfer Tapes, Screens & Sheets
Vinyl Lettering

Paper > Paper, Board & Films
Art Board
Foam Board and Foam Core
Paper Sheets
Acetate & Mylar
Applique Films
Artist Computer & Copier Paper
Bristol Board
Bristol Pads
Calligraphy Pads
Drafting Media
Frisket Films
Graph Paper & Grids
Illustration Board
Layout, Sketch & Marker Pads
Masking Films
Miscellaneous Art Paper Pads
Miscellaneous Films
Origami Paper
Paper Rolls
Sketch Books
Sketch Rolls
Tracing Paper
Watercolor Pads

Drafting and Furniture > Drafting & Technical Drawing
Combination Geometry Sets
General Use Plastic Rulers
Aluminum Rulers
Drawing Boards
Flexible Curves
French Curves
Giant Bow Compasses
Graphed Rulers
Graphic Arts Rulers
Instrument Sets
Metric Rulers
Miscellaneous Curves
Miscellaneous Tools
Parallel Edges
Pocket Scales
Protractor Rulers
Scholastic & Miscellaneous Compasses
Small Bow Compasses
Stainless Steel Rulers
Triangular Scales
Wooden Rulers

Drafting and Furniture > Furniture, Lamps & Light boxes
Drawing Table Accessories
Light Boxes
Studio Lamps

Drafting and Furniture > Templates & Lettering Guides
Circle Templates
Computer, Flow & Flowcharting Templates
General Purpose Templates
Architectural Templates
Electrical, Electronic & Printed Circuit Templates
Ellipse Templates
Geometric Templates
Lettering & Inking Aids
Lettering Guides
Miscellaneous Specialized Templates
Radius Templates

Books & Videos
Acrylic & Egg Tempera Painting Books
Airbrush & Spray Color Books
Anatomy Books
Calligraphy & Lettering Books
Clip Art Books
Color Guides
Computer Graphics Books
Design Idea Books
Drawing Books
General Craft Books
Home Decorating Books
Kids’ Activity Books
Kids’ Coloring Books
Kids’ Instructional Books
Kids’ Paper Doll Books
Sticker Books
Modeling Books
Oil Painting Books
Origami Books
Painting & Color – Any Media Books
Pastel Books
Printmaking Books
Reference & Professional Art Issue Books
Series Books
Textile Books
Videos & CD-ROMs
Watercolor Painting Books